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Sanitation And Water For All -- Because We Must

Sanjay Wijesekera | Posted 04.02.2014 | Impact
Sanjay Wijesekera

'Sanitation and water for all' is more than a title. It is a goal that is both morally right and unquestionably necessary.

This 65-Year-Old Man Has Built More Than 200 Toilets For Those In Need

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 03.28.2014 | Impact

Kathirvel is a 65-year-old man from India who is determined to make a difference in his golden years. Instead of spending retirement with his feet ...

This Toilet Will Zap Your Poo Into Fuel (And Save Lives)

The Huffington Post | Carina Kolodny | Posted 03.20.2014 | Technology

While some engineers are busy perfecting sexting apps, others have turned their expertise to a decidedly less seductive, but more important pursuit. T...

'Not Putting The Toilet Seat Down' Is No Reason To Attack Your Sister

Posted 03.05.2014 | Weird News

Gentlemen, this is one argument you will never win. A North Dakota man is accused of beating up his sister during a fight over “not putting the t...

Oo-la-la! A New Look in French Toilets?

Jerry Lanson | Posted 04.19.2014 | Travel
Jerry Lanson

We arrived at the public bathroom. In English and French, it explained that one must go inside and lock the door. Once inside the space-age toilet-capsule, one does one's business. Then the sink, with assembly-line efficiency, squirts soap onto outstretched hands, then water, then warm air for drying.

When It Comes to Health and Dignity, There Is Nothing More Powerful Than a Toilet

David Winder | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
David Winder

One in three people globally do not have access to a toilet. The lack of sanitation is an acute public health issue with serious consequences -- and not only when disaster strikes.

I'm With Stupid: Eating Out of Toilets and Other Cultural Norms

Todd Hartley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

OK, folks, enough is enough; this sort of behavior has got to stop, pronto. As recently as July, in the very headline of this column, I admonished you...

Toilet Pup Goes For A Swim

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.08.2013 | Comedy

Oh. Is that what happens when you flush your toilet while your dog is drinking out of it? Thanks, that question has been haunting us for ages. ...

Poor Sanitation Causing ‘Human Development Emergency' In India

world.time.com | Posted 09.09.2013 | Impact

Children in India are exceptionally short, with their stunted growth historically attributed to malnutrition. However, new evidence is suggesting that...

Follow These Simple Steps to Turn Your $10 DIY Home Repair Into a $360 Emergency Plumbing Bill

Eva Moon | Posted 11.03.2013 | Comedy
Eva Moon

I could still hear a little hiss, like it wasn't all the way off, but it looked like it was off. I turned the handle a little harder. No change. Harder. The water started coming out of the hose faster. I turned it the other way. No change. Turned it back. The stream became a torrent.

5 Reasons Why the Water for the World Act Is Worth Its Weight in Gold

David Winder | Posted 10.01.2013 | Impact
David Winder

Imagine a world where giving birth on the side of the road with two cans of dirty water is not an uncommon occurrence: a world where the water you d...

Bathroom Graffiti Romance

Carl Pettit | Posted 09.16.2013 | Comedy
Carl Pettit

If you have to scribble down bathroom graffiti, put some heart and truth into your work. The written material and frescos I'm provided with in communal restrooms almost never meet my expectations -- besides the little man on the boat, of course.

I'm With Stupid: Get Your Minds and Bodies Out of the Toilet

Todd Hartley | Posted 09.11.2013 | Weird News
Todd Hartley

I know that part of the joy of sex is freedom of expression -- and I think it's great when people want to try new things -- but a few of you have been embarrassing our gender these past couple of weeks.

Calling All Young People: The Water Crisis Needs You

David Winder | Posted 09.08.2013 | Impact
David Winder

While we are making tremendous progress, roughly one in ten people still do not have access to clean water, and 2.5 billion people do not have a toilet. This is why I say to young people: the water crisis needs you to take action.

Indian Women To Husbands: Get A Toilet Or You're Canned

2013-04-05-logo.jpg | Posted 06.26.2013 | Impact

By Bhakti Bapat Mathew, Women's eNews BANGALORE, India (WOMENSENEWS)--A rural woman's right to an indoor toilet is more important than staying in a...

I'm With Stupid: I Know It Was You, Fido

Todd Hartley | Posted 08.05.2013 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I have a friend who just got a puppy and named him Fredo after the traitorous brother of Michael Corleone in the "Godfather" movies. I might have to ask him if I can borrow the name.

TOILET HORROR: Girl Hit With Flying Toilet On Way To School

Posted 05.07.2013 | Weird News

What a crappy morning. A teenage girl in Thorndike, Maine was driving to school Monday when her Jeep was hit by a portable toilet, the Bangor Daily...

How Water Shortages Affect Women, Kids, Hunger

The Huffington Post | Jessica Prois & Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 03.22.2013 | Impact

The global water crisis isn't just about simple supply and demand -- it's an issue related to women's rights, global development and preventable death...

10 Things You Didn't Know About Your Toilet

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 03.20.2013 | HuffPost Home

Such as: It's not the germiest spot in a bathroom.

The Thinnest Latex Condom and Other World Records Held by Japan

Amy Chavez | Posted 04.27.2013 | Weird News
Amy Chavez

Here are 10 world records held by Japan for the shortest, thinnest, fewest, daintiest, briefest and smallest.

Women Step up to Tackle the Sanitation Crisis

David Winder | Posted 01.30.2013 | Impact
David Winder

While women suffer the most from poor sanitation, they are also key to the success of many community and household sanitation solutions.

The Economy Is in the Toilet -- Literally

Amber Stenson | Posted 01.21.2013 | Impact
Amber Stenson

We all chuckle at good potty humor, but, all jokes aside, the global sanitation crisis is no laughing matter. It's important to remember a crisis that is so often forgotten and to look toward solutions that can create transformative change.

Fan Buys Team-Used Toilet For $5,300

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.20.2012 | Sports

Jim Vigmond, a Toronto Maple Leafs fan, reportedly paid $5,300 for a team toilet from the old Maple Leaf Gardens, ESPN reports. The arena housed th...

Should You Try To Fix The Toilet?

Posted 01.19.2013 | Comedy

No one's saying you have to actually fix the toilet, you just need to be able to say you tried. PICTURE: Via Tastefully Offensive...

World Toilet Day November 19th

Gary White | Posted 11.15.2012 | Impact
Gary White

How much do you know about the water and sanitation crisis? Take a short quiz with Matt Damon, co-founder of Water.org, to find out.